Asbestos exposure from working in older buildings is a serious health threat to thousands of workers. Some have died while many have been stricken with debilitating cancer in the lungs and other tissue in the body. The earlier these conditions are detected, the more likely they can be dealt with successfully. Researchers at New York University’s Langone Medical Center recently discovered a Continue Reading
Slip and Fall & Premises Liability
Slip and fall accidents - commonly caused by wet floors, footwear and clutter – can sometimes lead to serious injury, especially in the case of elderly citizens. Such accidents fall under premises liability law, and injured victims deserve compensation if negligence was a factor.
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Diana DeGette and Jared Polis, two lawmakers from Colorado, have introduced legislation to regulate natural gas fracking at the federal level. Dubbed the Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals Act (FRAC Act), the bill's goal is to increase oversight of the natural gas extraction technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been Continue Reading
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is setting up a hotline for public inquiries regarding drinking well water surrounding areas where hydraulic fracturing is occurring. Hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking" as it's commonly known, is a method used to extract natural gas from rock formations. The process consists of high pressures of water, sand and chemicals being blown into rock Continue Reading
In a bit of sad news – the bodies of all 29 miners killed in an April 5th explosion at the Upper Big Branch coal mine in West Virginia were recovered, concluding an over weeklong rescue effort at the mine owned by Massey Energy. This accident represents the deadliest coal mine explosion since 1970 when 38 workers were killed at a mine in Kentucky. This latest incident raises fresh Continue Reading
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